Read this book if you have the chance. It captivated me from the dedication right up until the final page – with complex and layered stories. Literally laughed and cried.
Looking back on my reading list from 2017: I managed to complete 39 books this year, a drop from previous years, with a higher ratio of non-fiction. Here is this year’s complete reading list, with my made up categories and inconsistent 5 star reviewing system.
Looking back over the books I read this year, they ended up being about half fiction and half non-fiction, and I completed my goal of reading every Canada Reads winner since the show began! Here is my complete reading list for 2016.
2015 was a year of two major elections, multiple trips, and a change of jobs, but I tried hard to keep my commitment to myself to watch less Netflix and instead read for fun more – meaning I read a shwack load of books, some big and some short. Here’s the complete list.
What is the one book to break barriers? That’s the question that Canada Reads is asking us this year. According to the CBC this year’s Canada Reads is “all about books that can change perspectives, challenge stereotypes and illuminate issues”. This year’s selections examine a wide range of topics from youth, aging, dying, sexuality, gender, […]
My 2014 resolution was to re-commit time to my love of reading. Some good vacations and often choosing reading over the internet meant I was able to enjoy 35 books (15 fiction, 20 non) last year. My highlights were discovering Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as an author, learning more about the 1995 Quebec Referendum, and Thomas King’s poignant yet humorous Inconvenient Indian.